The World’s Biggest Diesel Engine Plant Is About To Go Electric

The World’s Biggest Diesel Engine Plant Is About To Go Electric

The days of Europe serving as the spawning habitat for so many great diesel cars are coming to a close. In another example of the tectonic shift underway in the auto industry, Stellantis will transition its plant in Tremery, France, from the production of diesel engines to electric powertrains.

Yes, the Anti-Vaxxers Are Coming for the Coronavirus Vaccines

Yes, the Anti-Vaxxers Are Coming for the Coronavirus Vaccines

The rollout of covid-19 vaccines in the U.S. is finally starting to pick up steam, but as vaccination becomes more common, the antivax movement is pulling its same old tricks. The latest disturbing trend: blaming the coronavirus vaccine for deaths, illnesses, or injuries without any solid evidence.

Could One More Ghostbusters Icon Be Joining Afterlife?

Could One More Ghostbusters Icon Be Joining Afterlife?

Richard Kelly still wants to get his Rod Serling biopic off the ground — and a sequel to Donnie Darko. Gaten Matarazzo teases big scares for the next season of Stranger Things. Plus, Jeff Nichols talks about his Alien Nation reboot, and what’s to come on Nancy Drew and Charmed….

The Stories Behind Aboriginal Star Names

The Stories Behind Aboriginal Star Names

Four stars in the night sky have been formally recognised by their Australian Aboriginal names. The names include three from the Wardaman people of the Northern Territory and one from the Boorong people of western Victoria. The Wardaman star names are Larawag, Wurren and Ginan in the Western constellations Scorpius,…

3D Print Your Own Pouting Bernie

3D Print Your Own Pouting Bernie

In a fascinating example of the physical world entering the digital and then hurtling itself back out again, the now-famous photo of Sen. Bernie Sanders looking like a petulant seventh-grader waiting for his mum to pick him up after band practice is now a 3D-printable trinket.

You Can Now Take Guided Audio Walks With Fitness+

You Can Now Take Guided Audio Walks With Fitness+

When Fitness+ launched last month, one of the big omissions was the lack of audio-guided outdoor walks or runs — a staple in other fitness and wellness apps like Peloton, Calm, and Aaptiv. Well, you still can’t run (yet) but today, Apple’s introducing guided walks to the service in an…

Which Sounds Are the Most Annoying to Humans?

Which Sounds Are the Most Annoying to Humans?

Earlier this month, a kind of chirping, rainforest-y sound sprung up in my apartment. It came from my roommate’s room. At first, I took it for a video game, but then realised the sound materialised even when my roommate was asleep. For days, I wondered about this. At any point…